A new solar record for the UK, and news of what happens to solar generation when it rains.

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Morocco’s solar array is about to go online. This is the first phase in what could become a truly fantastic project – by 2030 it is expected to power 1m people, and all this building on land that is otherwise mostly unusable (the Sahara). As a previous article discussed, it really wouldn’t take much of […]

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I came across this picture while researching another article. It really puts into perspective how powerful solar will be in the future if we can just solve a couple of problems (world peace and the long-distance distribution of electrical energy). Source: Fullneed from Diploma Thesis of Nadine May: www.dlr.de/…/Ecobalance_of_a_Solar_Electricity_Transmission.pdf, page 26 (CC-BY-SA-2.5)

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Clean Energy Investment Bill Gates has invested another $1bn in clean energy. His blog explains why he did this, and why it’s imperative that mankind makes the investments now to power the breakthroughs that will make the difference in the next half century. This is commendable. A powerful, public figure – recognised by nerds and non-nerds alike […]

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